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Engaging patients in medication reconciliation via a patient portal following hospital discharge.
Heyworth L, Paquin AM, Clark J, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014;21:e157-e162.
What happens to the medication regimens of older adults during and after an acute hospitalization?
Harris CM, Sridharan A, Landis R, Howell E, Wright S. J Patient Saf. 2013;9:150-153.
Hospital-based medication reconciliation practices: a systematic review.
Mueller SK, Sponsler KC, Kripalani S, Schnipper JL. Arch Intern Med. 2012;172:1057-1069.
Medication reconciliation accuracy and patient understanding of intended medication changes on hospital discharge.
Ziaeian B, Araujo KLB, Van Ness PH, Horwitz LI. J Gen Intern Med. 2012;27:1513-1520.
Medication regimen complexity and hospital readmission for an adverse drug event.
Willson MN, Greer CL, Weeks DL. Ann Pharmacother. 2014;48:26-32.
Effect of a pharmacist intervention on clinically important medication errors after hospital discharge: a randomized trial.
Kripalani S, Roumie CL, Dalal AK, et al; PILL-CVD (Pharmacist Intervention for Low Literacy in Cardiovascular Disease) Study Group. Ann Intern Med. 2012;157:1-10.
Predictors of completeness of patients' self-reported personal medication lists and discrepancies with clinic medication lists.
Lee KP, Nishimura K, Ngu B, Tieu L, Auerbach AD. Ann Pharmacother. 2014;48:168-177.
Quality improvement through implementation of discharge order reconciliation.
Lu Y, Clifford P, Bjorneby A, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2013;70:815-820.
Medication reconciliation during internal hospital transfer and impact of computerized prescriber order entry.
Lee JY, Leblanc K, Fernandes OA, et al. Ann Pharmacother. 2010;44:1887-1895.
Hospital discharge documentation and risk of rehospitalisation.
Hansen LO, Strater A, Smith L, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20:773-778.
MARQUIS Medication Reconciliation Resource Center.
Multi-Center Medication Reconciliation Quality Improvement Study (MARQUIS). Philadelpha, PA: Society for Hospital Medicine.
Preparing your hospital for compliance with The Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals.
Murdaugh L, Jordin R. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43:728-733.
Evaluation of adverse drug events and medication discrepancies in transitions of care between hospital discharge and primary care follow-up.
Armor BL, Wight AJ, Carter SM. J Pharm Pract. 2014 Oct 13; [Epub ahead of print].
Impact of a pharmacist-facilitated hospital discharge program: a quasi-experimental study.
Walker PC, Bernstein SJ, Tucker Jones JN, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2009;169:2003-2010.
Patients taking their own medications while in the hospital.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. June 2012;9:50-57.
Implementation of a specialized pharmacy team to monitor high-risk medications during discharge.
Martin ES III, Overstreet RL, Jackson-Khalil LR, McCollough HL, Meyer TA, Xu Q. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2013;70:18-21.
Errors in medication history at hospital admission: prevalence and predicting factors.
Hellström LM, Bondesson A, Höglund P, Eriksson T. BMC Clin Pharmacol. 2012;12:9.
A toolkit to disseminate best practices in inpatient medication reconciliation: Multi-Center Medication Reconciliation Quality Improvement Study (MARQUIS).
Mueller SK, Kripalani S, Stein J, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:371-382.
Developing a programme for medication reconciliation at the time of admission into hospital.
Manzorro AG, Zoni AC, Rieiro CR, et al. Int J Clin Pharm. 2011;33:603-609.
Health literacy and medication understanding among hospitalized adults.
Marvanova M, Roumie CL, Eden SK, Cawthon C, Schnipper JL, Kripalani S. J Hosp Med. 2011;6:488-493.
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